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Giancarlo Rossi

Via Roma 2 | Piazza Della Repubblica, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 333 325 3122
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True passion and craftsmanship

This little showroom just off the main square was a must enter for us. The craftsmanship was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Very fine woodwork

We have been buying from this shop for years back before Gian Carlo took over its management from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Denver, Colorado
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“his father” (5 reviews)
“his craft” (4 reviews)
“wood turning” (3 reviews)
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Via Roma 2 | Piazza Della Repubblica, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 333 325 3122
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little showroom just off the main square was a must enter for us. The craftsmanship was obvious but when we entered and spent time looking at the different pieces and speaking with the young Rossi we were enchanted. Amazing pieces. The horses are beautiful...More

Thank W1sue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been buying from this shop for years back before Gian Carlo took over its management from his father. They are both great artists and you will be amazed at the quality of the work. The shop has been near the main square at...More

Thank Jeff_in_Colorado
Reviewed 2 August 2017

What a beautiful creations they make from wood. I have never seen such experienced handcraft man and that for over 3 generations... Their work is embarrassed with passion and good vibes. This is one of the highlights of Cortona....

Thank Giovanni_di_Loggio
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Beautiful handcrafted woodwork! We bought some of the carved olives as gifts for people back home. Very special pieces, indeed.

Thank Sk475
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We stayed in Cortona and saw this shop and GianCarlo beckoned us in and we are so glad he did. The work is stunning, you don't see artistry and craftsmanship like that often and he took the time and explained how he and his Dad...More

Thank TravelerOften1234567
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I bought a beautiful hand-turned and polished almond wood apple from Giancarlo Rossi and also enjoyed a delightful conversation with him about the artistic process. I highly recommend this shop!

Thank embyam
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Had a short visit to the shop in Cortona before lunch at La Bucaccia. The work is breathtaking, such skill and artistry. The horses are amazing as are the fruit of such exacting skill. The 0.6 of an ounce goblet is stunning! Must visit and...More

1  Thank peterstravels1389
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Giancarlo Rossi is an amazing artist who's work really must be seen.This talented and personable young man spent a great deal of his time to explain his work and methods to us...... it was fascinating

Thank busterbrown2264
Reviewed 12 May 2017

It was a privilege to spend time with Giancarlo as he showed us his and his father's beautiful pieces of fine woodwork and their secrets. Giancarlo speakers excellent English too.

Thank jennydowell
Reviewed 11 May 2017

My husband and I were looking for a wood turner in Cortona and Giancarlo cameup first. We were pleased to find such a talented and gregarious young artisan so eager to talk about his work, his family's history of creative work over 3 generations. The...More

Thank mlenzini2017
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